Tesco offers no fee, 0% balance transfer

If you have a good credit record and credit card debt, this would be a good time to check out the current 0% balance transfer offerings as Tesco Bank has just zoomed to the top of the Best Buy table with a no fee offering. … [Continue reading]

Claiming tax relief for your business mileage

Many people who have to travel for their job don't realise they are entitled to Mileage Allowance Relief. This will reduce your income tax, if your employer pays less than 45p per mile. This post explains how the calculations work and how you should … [Continue reading]

Reducing a double IHT hit

This post looks at what happens  if a person who inherits then dies soon afterwards, and two alternatives for planning to avoid or reduce a double inheritance tax (IHT) hit. … [Continue reading]

Contactless debit cards – be careful!

This weekend there has been another story about problems with contactless debit cards - some people in M&S say they have either been charged twice, others that money was taken from their contactless debit card when they were planning to use a … [Continue reading]

Making sushi

To make sushi at home, you need some special equipment, the ingredients are expensive, it's fiddly and time consuming.  But it's a real treat and a lot cheaper than going to a good Japanese restaurant, so I recommend having a go if your family like … [Continue reading]